Blog/Deal Abbreviations

by Alli on September 14, 2009

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Here is a list of some of the most common abbreviations I use. If you see something on the site that is not on the list, feel free to email me and I’ll be sure to update it. Thanks!

B1G1 - Buy One, Get One Free

CAT – Catalina Coupon. This is a coupon that you receive at the end of your shopping order good for money off your next order. You can also receive coupons for products that are CAT’s. They print out of the Catalina machine, thus the name.

ECB - Extra Care Bucks. The slip of paper good for a certain amount on any future purchase at CVS

GM – General Mills Insert from your weekend newspaper

OOP – Out of pocket

OYNO - On your next order

P&G – Procter & Gamble Insert from your weekend newspaper

PSA – Prices start at

Roll – Using a CAT from one deal to purchase products from the same deal and produce a new CAT.

RP – Red Plum Insert from your weekend newspaper

RR – Register Reward. The CAT you receive from Walgreens.

Stack – Usually in reference to an Instant Savings or CAT deal, this means that the deal will work for more than one grouping of the products in the same transaction. You can do the deal multiple times in the same transaction and it will produce more than one instant savings/CAT.

SS – Smart Source Insert from your weekend newspaper

WYB – When you buy

YMMV – Your mileage may vary. This means that different rules may apply at different stores, usually depending on the manager.

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